Adrian Arriano, the alleged knifepoint rapist who has snuck across the border twice after being deported, awaits trial for 29 charges connected to his alleged rapes in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Santa Clarita Valley Emergency Winter Shelter officials are trying to figure out how a broken economy will impact services for the community's homeless population.
Shower with a friend. That's the often-heard (amid giggling) response to detailed published accounts advocating water conservation. But, really. Depending on how committed Santa Clarita Valley residents are in responding to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's call to conserve water in the face of a statewide drought, The Signal has found some novel, energy-saving alternatives to day-to-day routines. Last month, celebrity actor and famed conservationist Ed Begley Jr. visited Santa Clarita Valley stopping by Whole Foods Market ...
This is the second part of a two-part series. Drugs are most likely available in every school in the Hart district, but programs are in place to try to keep campuses drug free. "I think every school in California has an issue with kids using drugs and alcohol, so schools are always looking for ways to keep drugs and alcohol off of our campuses," said Richard Freifeld, director of student services for the William S. ...
As much as we love, pamper, and provide for our pets, they sometimes escape and get lost, despite our best efforts. Few of us are truly prepared for that terrible moment, which requires us to be efficient and organized when we are often tense and anxious.
The thirst for Northern Californian water began long before the statewide drought declared by the Governor last month.
Snow falls on the rocky crest of Kettle Rock in Northern California, 500 miles from Santa Clarita.
It's 9 o'clock in the morning and it's already a blistering 90 degrees out, but Ryan Faretta and Julian Woodard are hard at work out on the streets of Canyon Country.
For many Americans alive and conscious in the 1960s, the decade's most soul-crushing events were the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy in autumn 1963, then the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and U.S. Senator Robert F. "Bobby" Kennedy four and a half tumultuous years later in spring 1968. The day Bobby died, a nation increasingly polarized over the war in Vietnam (pro-war "hawks" vs. anti-war "doves"), and by age, race and economic status, lost ...
During the Memorial Day Weekend, two Canyon Country boys, ages 12 and 13, were playing with a .22-caliber handgun in a home where they stayed. The 13-year-old was injured when the gun was accidentally discharged, causing a bullet to enter his left temple and exit near his eye. Local authorities are currently considering whether to file felony charges against the gun's owner for criminal storage of a firearm.
At a news conference outside his Santa Clarita Valley office on April 25, U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon unveiled a breakthrough agreement that could halt a nearly decade-long battle between the city of Santa Clarita and global mining company Cemex, Inc. over a planned large-scale mine in Soledad Canyon.
Vietnam War veteran Bill Reynolds stood in a rice paddy on June 19, 2007, holding a piece of paper with the names of fallen American soldiers. His hands shook and his voice flattened as he steadied himself, ready to read the names after 40 years.
"Fifteen years!" Renaud Veluzat remarked to his brother Andre, as the Melody Ranch Motion Picture Studios owners stood on the porch of their production office, admiring Buck Taylor's original poster art for the 2008 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival. "It's hard to believe we've been doing this that long." The Veluzat (pronounced val-u-ZAY) brothers and the historic Melody Ranch with its old western town have hosted the annual west-fest since 1994, when the city of Santa Clarita ...
John C. Fremont, as a member of the elite Army Corps of Topographical Engineers, crested the hills of Tehachapi on April 15, 1844, and rode his horse down toward the Antelope Valley floor.
It's easier, it seems, to find Leprechauns in Santa Clarita than it is to find their human-sized Irish counterparts.